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Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) Archive Page

Waterbodies with Suspicious or Confirmed HABs that were reported earlier in 2016 are listed in the table below. Listings are added to the Archive table when a HAB is reported to be no longer visible or no new information was available to update the listing for three consecutive weeks. Waterbodies with current bloom notifications are listed on the HABs Notifications page. Multiple listings for a single waterbody may indicate that bloom conditions change frequently. Blooms may return on any of the waterbodies listed below.


Lake Champlain blooms are not reported here; this information can be found on the Vermont Department of Health's blue-green algae notification page.

Waterbodies with Archived HABs Notices
Waterbody Name County Last Update Detail
Allens Pond Otsego 6/30/16 No additional information
Allegheny Reservoir Cattaraugus 8/5/16 No additional information
Andover Pond Allegany 6/15/16 No additional information
Avon Marsh Dam Pond Livingston 6/20/16 No additional information
Barger Pond Putnam 7/7/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Beaver Dam Lake Orange 6/12/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Beaver Dam Lake Orange 6/17/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Beaver Dam Lake Orange 7/14/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Bedford Lake Westchester 8/7/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Bowman Lake Chenango 8/12/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Bowne Pond Queens 8/1/16 No additional information
Brooks Lake Orange 8/4/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Buck Pond Monroe 8/3/16 No additional information
Canadarago Lake Otsego 7/25/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Cazenovia Lake Madison 6/22/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Conseus Lake Livingston 7/1/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Craine Lake Madison 7/15/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Craine Lake Madison 8/15/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Cranberry Pond Monroe 8/3/16 No additional information
Eagle Pond Franklin 8/14/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Evens Lake Sullivan 6/28/16 No additional information
Forge Pond/Peconic Lake Suffolk 7/6/16 No additional information
Georgica Pond Suffolk 8/10/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Gilbert Lake Otsego 8/5/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Harlem Meer New York 6/22/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Hiawatha Lake Onondaga 8/18/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Hook Pond Suffolk 8/24/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Indian Lake Bronx 7/26/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Kellis Pond Suffolk 8/24/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Kissena Lake Queens 7/26/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Alice Orleans 8/5/16 No additional information
Lake Carmel Putnam 7/8/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Carmel Putnam 8/4/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Carmel Putnam 8/12/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Casse Putnam 7/18/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Casse Putnam 8/17/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Como Cayuga 6/20/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Como Cayuga 7/19/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Huntington Sullivan 7/12/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Lincolndale Westchester 8/7/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Neatahwanta Oswego 6/21/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Oscaleta Westchester 7/7/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Peekskill Putnam 7/13/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Ronkonkoma Suffolk 6/30/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Ronkonkoma Suffolk 8/3/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Lake Temalo Oswego 7/27/16 No additional information
Lake Waccabuc Westchester 7/24/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Laurel Lake Broome 7/1/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Laurel Lake Suffolk 6/13/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Laurel Lake Suffolk 5/5/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Little We Wah Lake Orange 7/31/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Nooteeming Lake Dutchess 7/19/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Marratooka Lake Suffolk 8/15/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Moon Lake Jefferson 6/23/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Morningside Lake Sullivan 6/28/16 No additional information
Old Town Pond Suffolk 6/28/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Old Town Pond Suffolk 8/16/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Oneida Lake Oneida 8/2/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Oneida Lake Oneida 8/26/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Orange Lake Orange 5/12/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Orange Lake Orange 6/23/16 No additional information
Owasco Lake Cayuga 8/11/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Peach Lake Putnam, Westchester 6/23/16 No additional information
Pennellville Pond Oswego 7/27/16 No additional information
Petonia Lake Chenango 6/4/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Prospect Park Lake Kings 4/26/16 No additional information
Putnam Lake Putnam 8/4/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Red House Lake Cattaragus 8/12/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Roaring Brook Lake Putnam 7/15/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Rockland Lake Rockland 6/10/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Rockland Lake Rockland 8/26/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Setauket Mill Pond Suffolk 6/23/16 No additional information
Sixtown Pond Jefferson 8/2/16 No additional information
Smith Pond Steuben 7/21/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Song Lake Cortland 6/3/16 No additional information
Spring Lake Suffolk 6/30/16 No additional information
Smith Pond Steuben 8/14/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Stony Brook Duck Pond Suffolk 7/28/16 No additional information
Turtle Pond New York 8/2/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Unnamed Pond- South Danville Steuben 6/21/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Upper Mills Pond Suffolk 7/6/16 No additional information
Warn Lake Chenango 8/21/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Warners Lake Albany 6/22/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Wainscott Pond Suffolk 6/14/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Wickapogue Pond Suffolk 6/1/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Wickapogue Pond Suffolk 6/15/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Wickapogue Pond Suffolk 6/28/16 Bloom reported to have ended
Wilbur Pond Dutchess 8/23/16 Bloom reported to have ended

Archived Notices

The following reports summarize notifications that were listed on the HABs Notifications page in past seasons:

Lake Champlain blooms are not reported here- this information can be found on the Vermont Department of Health's blue-green algae notification page (link leaves DEC website.)

Anyone using a waterbody is advised to avoid direct contact with any discolored water and to report suspected HABs conditions to DEC by submitting a Suspicious Algal Bloom Report Form (PDF, 764 KB) or by contacting your regional DEC office or by calling 518-402-8179.